Congress 2017........ ( Updated )

This week Hamilton City is hosting the 32nd NZ Bridge Congress. Amongst the 665 players taking part these are some of our Hamilton members up with the winners.....

NZ Restricted Open Pairs: Diane Emms & Jane Stearns 7th [ 62 pairs ]

Novice Pairs: Leanne Curry & Megan Jolly 1st North-South, 2nd Overall [ 18 pairs ]

                    Deane & Brenda Hogg 2nd East-West, 5th Overall

Congress Pairs: Karen Harris & Liz Fisher 8th [ 74 pairs ]

Back to the Future Teams: Yuzhong Chen & Teammates 3rd (teammates - William Liu, James Yang, George Sun) [ 60 teams ]

                                         Richard Fletcher & Teammates 8th ( teammates - Karen Martelletti, Judy Pawson, Kate Terry)

Same Sex Pairs: Alan Parkes & Graham Stern 6th [48 pairs]

Point a Board Teams: Yuzhong Chen & Teammates 4th equal (teammates - James Yang, Gina Hsu, Alice Young) [48 teams]

                                 Brett Glass & Teammates 10th equal (teammates - Christine Wilson, Maruta Bond, Tracey Lewis)

NZ Seniors Teams: Ian Clayton & Teammates 8th (teammates - Pam Moore, Ian Moore, Noel Woodhall) [40 teams]

                            Tim & Helen Healy & Teammates 9th

Open Swiss Pairs: Liz & Blair Fisher 8th [132 pairs]

New Zealand Teams: Barry Jones, Jenny Millington & Teammates 3rd equal [110 teams]

                               Diane Emms, Jane Stearns & Teammates (Jena Robinson, Ed Roggeveen) best team
                               with <250 average A points

Hard Luck Story: Brett Glass's Team ( Brett Glass, Gary Foidl, Mark Robertson, Sylyvester Riddell ) in the New Zealand Teams
                          missing out by 0.07 VP's from qualifing in the NZ Team's - Round of 16